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Mr. Roosevelt"s Steamboat

The First Steamboat to Travel the Mississippi

by Mary Helen Dohan

  • 334 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Backinprint.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Hydrology (freshwater),
  • Local history,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Transportation,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • Rivers,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Economics - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9894157M
    ISBN 100595003966
    ISBN 109780595003969

    In April [sic, actually ] Mr. Roosevelt visited Pittsburgh; and a memorandum in the handwriting of Mr. Fulton shows that on J , he was paid the sum of $, on "Mississippi expedition." Proceeding down the Ohio River in a flatboat, Mr. Roosevelt spent six months in exploring that, and the Mississippi river. In a flatboat built on the Monongahela River above Pittsburgh, Roosevelt and his pregnant wife began a six-month journey to explore the steamboat's intended route downriver on the Ohio-Mississippi route to New Orleans.

    Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat: The First Steamboat to Travel the Mississippi by Mary Helen Dohan Book Description: Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat, a story of high adventure and unlikely romance, is an authoritative account of the first steamboat voyage on the Mississippi River. This hazardous three-month long voyage changed the course of history. The historical roots of the prototypical Mississippi steamboat, or Western Rivers steamboat, can be traced to designs by easterners like Oliver Evans, John Fitch, Daniel French, Robert Fulton, Nicholas Roosevelt, James Rumsey and John Stevens. In the span of just six years the evolution of the prototypical Mississippi steamboat would be well underway.

    The Imperial Cruise is a non-fiction book authored by James the book Bradley examines American policy in the Pacific during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt, and a surrounding a secret diplomatic/Congressional mission to Asia conceived by Roosevelt which would affect United States involvement in material also covers a wide array of other Author: James Bradley. Latrobe, Lydia Roosevelt's half-brother, who told the story as he heard it from her. This account was published as The First Steamboat Voyage on the Western Waters by the Maryland Historical Society (Fund Publication No. 6, Baltimore, ); but a more accessible account is Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat: The First Steamboat to Travel theFile Size: KB.


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John Melish, an English traveler who was in Pittsburgh in the middle of August,said in the book which he afterwards published about his travels in the United States: "I carried a letter of introduction to Mr. Roosevelt, the gentleman who had the management of the steamboat, which was building on the Ohio.

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